10 March 2014
Camilla Barker joins a Fellowship of “achievers and influencers” from around the world who are committed to positive social change and the advancement of human knowledge. The work of the Fellows has influence in the arts, commerce, government and academia across the world.
Notable past and present members include Charles Dickens, Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, William Hogarth, Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee.
On her election, Camilla said: “It is an absolute honour to be joining the Fellowship. Being part of this inspiring community is an opportunity for which I am very grateful and I hope my ideas can contribute to the realisation of the RSA’s vision for a better tomorrow.”
Camilla, who is also a Fulbright Scholar, is currently conducting research for a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Law degree at the University of Oxford. She holds Law degrees from Harvard University (LLM) and Queen Mary (First Class LLB (Hons)).
Her doctoral research involves humanitarian assistance under international law. She is working with organisations such as the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross on legal issues pertaining to the humanitarian crises in the Middle-East and South Sudan.
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